BNP Paribas launches five-year senior non-preferred transaction

On 27 May, BNP Paribas (A+/Aa3/AA-) launched a new five-year, Australian dollar denominated, senior non-preferred, benchmark transaction, offered in either or both fixed and floating-rate note formats. Indicative price guidance for the forthcoming deal, which is expected to price on the day of launch, is 210-215 basis points area over swap benchmarks.